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Day: April 25, 2019

Oil and gas unions build sustainability in volatile MENA region

Ahmed Kamel opened by noting that as this was the fifth meeting, the network had become sustainable: “We have achieved a lot since the creation of this network. We need to decide where we want to be in five years….

Kyrgyz unions oppose anti-union law

The bill was submitted on 12 April for public discussion on the website of the Kyrgyz parliament. However, it was prepared without participation of trade union representatives and does not include any of their proposals. If adopted the bill will…

European Education trade unionists to join large rally for a fairer Europe for workers – 26 April

European Education trade unionists to join large rally for a fairer Europe for workers – 26 April Topics in this post: The European Trade Union Committee for Education has called on European education unionists and activists to take part in…

IndustriALL condemns brutal arrest of Algerian union leader

Raouf Mellal, president of gas and electricity workers’ union, SNATEG, was violently arrested by police on Tuesday 23 May at a peaceful student demonstration in Algiers. While in detention, he was handcuffed to an iron chair and interrogated by police…

make the right to free quality public education a reality

Global Action Week for Education: make the right to free quality public education a reality Topics in this post: On the occasion of the Global Education Week for Education (24 April-1st May), educators and their unions around the world have…

MENA women make progress in patriarchal societies

  The IndustriALL MENA women’s network meeting opened with lively discussions, exploring the journey they had taken since the launch in 2015, and where they should go in the future.  “We have a 40 per cent target for the representation…